Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School

2255 Herbert Akins Rd
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 902 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 55% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 902 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : Top 30% in NC
  • : 66% (Top 30%)
  • : 61% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School's student population of 902 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
902 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 teachers
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School Rankings

Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 2,617 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NC)
#602 out of 2617 schools
(Top 30%)
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66%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
61%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-64%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
20%
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Black
12%
25%
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White
65%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.54
This chart display the diversity score of Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School's ranking?
Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School is ranked #602 out of 2,617 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in North Carolina.
What schools are Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School often compared to?
Herbert Akins Rd Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ballentine Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
66% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% NC state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% NC state average).
How many students attend Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School?
902 students attend Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School?
Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School offer ?
Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School part of?
Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School is part of Wake County Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 902 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 66% (Top 30%)
  • : 61% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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